Monthly Archive Index for KSL News Blog
KSL staff hosts several booths at the 2009 Case Research Showcase—stop by &see librarians, staff and the library resources & projects.
• Digital Case: talk with Tim Robson about how to preserve your projects and data. KSL & Digital Case take an active role in scholarly communication with expertise to help you access, distribute and save your research projects. It also digitizes and preserves unique library collections.
• Case Stories, a new venture in "knowledge capture" that chronicles the lives & experiences of Case faculty, students & staff. Mark Eddy will tell you more about the project̵stop by and listen & learn as we broadcast campus history and culture to the world!
• See "Hands-Across," an interactive project filmed at last year's Ingenuity Festival in downtown Cleveland. This booth is near the door as you enter—talk with Jared Bendis from the Freedman Center, about his creative project.
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KSL Exhibit Cases Celebrate Composer Donald Erb
Cleveland composer Donald Erb and a 3-29-09 concert with noted conductor Leonard Slatkin are featured in the Kelvin Smith Library exhibit cases on the main floor. Stop by to see facsimiles of several of Erb's scores (with hand-written notes), and his concert programs from Carnegie Hall, the JFK Center for the Performing Arts, and more.
The exhibit has copies of scores such as Dirty Rotten Scherzo, Sonata for Harp, Devil's Quickstep, and program notes from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and others. Read a brief biography taken from Grove Music Online, find a selective list of his works, and read other related articles and bibliographies.
Plan to attend the Sunday, March 29th concert honoring his work. Special guest conductor Leonard Slatkin leads the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, as CIM faculty and students perform a selection of Erb's works.
Donald Erb Memorial Concert
Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland OH 44106
Kulas Hall, 7 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2009
Ticket, telephone, concert information at CIM
Access to the Grove Music Online database requires a login with network credentials.
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2009 Freedman Fellows Program Announced
The Freedman Center announces the 2009 Freedman Fellows Program, with 5 awards to be given this year. Each $3,000 award provides a faculty member with a seminar approach to learning, exploring, & integrating new technologies into scholarly pursuits.
Permanent, full time faculty are eligible for this innovative program that encourages Freedman Fellows to learn how to use technologies & incorporate them in scholarly creations—or to identify a need for a digital tool that will help them in their work at Case.
• Applications & more information: Thursday, March 19th, Noon to 1:30 p.m., at an information luncheon in the Kelvin Smith Library, 2nd floor Dampeer Room.
• Read more details about RSVPs for the March 19th information session, and the week-long seminar (required) May 11-15.
The Samuel B. and Marian K. Freedman Digital Library, Language Learning, and Multimedia Services Center is a partnership between the College of Arts and Sciences & the Kelvin Smith Library.
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Darwin Scholar @KSL Wed., April 1
Dr. John Van Wyhe (University of Cambridge) founder and Director of The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online, appears at KSL to present Charles Darwin, The True Story.
Historian of science and noted author, Dr. Van Whye comes to Cleveland from speaking engagements in Milan, Copenhagen, Wales, MIT & many other cities also celebrating the 150th anniversary of The Origin of Species. A Bye-Fellow of Christ's College (Darwin's own college), Dr. Van Wyhe will talk about his new research & reveal some unexpected origins about a popular Darwin myth.
• Join us on Wednesday, April 1, 12:30 p.m., Kelvin Smith Library 2nd floor O'Neill Reading Room.
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National Women's History Month--KSL March Research Spotlight
National Women's History Month Project features the 2009 theme Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet, with stories about women who have taken the lead in the environmental movement on state, local, & national levels, from the honorees list of biologists, filmakers, foresters, government officials, authors, and more, in the KSL March Research Spotlight.
• Read about people like Dr. Helen Helen Caldicott, physician, author, international speaker, and named by The Smithsonian Institute as one of the most influential women of the 20th Century.
• Learn more about why the NWHM Project highlights Rachel Carson and Silent Spring, her 60s work that was instrumental in creating the contemporary environmental "green" movement: "the story of how one scientist's courage changed the way we think about our world." [from PBS American Experience program and KSL Video 371, reading by Meryl Streep]
Explore & search the KSL-suggested databases for contemporary & scholarly research about some of the women you'll read about, and the issues facing all of us. Take the Test Your Knowledge Quiz (answers supplied) that will take you from the 1500s to modern times, on the March 2009 KSL Research Spotlight.
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New: Energy & Environment Policy Publications
Stay on top of breaking news, legislation, business, and more, on critical national and global environment & energy policy and news. Kelvin Smith Library now brings Case researchers Environment & Energy Publishing (E & E), with 5 comprehensive, electronic news alerts and publications you can use—daily.
Customize your news the way you like to read: from the E&E website, with an RSS feed, or an email alert from:
• ClimateWire - the politics & business of climate change with a sidebar digest (daily)
• E&E Daily - Congressional & agency news, markups & hearings (daily when Congress is in session)
• GreenWire - top stories & agency news, policy & markets, business, finance & technology, resources (weekdays)
• LandLetter - stories on climate, interior, oil & gas, national parks, timber, endangered species, & more (weekly)
• E&ENews PM - get the late-breaking developments & stay ahead of tomorrow's headlines.
Other features: each publication has tabs for the previous days of the week, plus an archive back to 2006. Transcripts & videos archived on E&ETV brings you encore interviews from reporters. Special Reports section tracks Key Reports like the Road to Copenhagen (global climate treaty), and the Special Reports focus on varied timely topics like Sustainable Energy, the Electric Switch, and more.
Keep abreast of critical energy & environment issues & developments—try E&E today, from the E-Journal Portal or the Research Database list. E&E Publishing is reserved for Case researchers and requires an activated VPN connection.
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